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FARM LABOUR-Health Hazards of Plant Protection

FARM LABOUR Health Hazards of Plant Protection G A Patel K R Pichholiya C Gopinath IMPROVEMENT in the living conditions of farm labourers is constantly stressed in rural development projects. But exposition of the problems arising from the kind of work they do is rare. Amarjit Chandan ('Victims of Green Revolution', EPW, June 23, 1979) described the plight of agricultural workers engaged in operating power threshers in Punjab. Use and marketing of plant protection appliances is another area in which farm labourers are exposed to high risk.
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